Entangled Whale (image) NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Share Print E-Mail Caption Underwater view of whale entangled in fishing gear off the coast of California. Entanglements increased during years when "the Blob" warmed ocean temperatures off the West Coast. Credit NOAA Fisheries/Marine Mammal Disentanglement Network Usage Restrictions CREDIT: NOAA Fisheries/Marine Mammal Disentanglement Network Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.